Convoy under attack from explosives in Mosul
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Iraqi troops face bomb attack in Mosul

Iraqi forces fighting to take control of eastern parts of the city of Mosul have faced fierce counter-attacks from fighters of so-called Islamic State.

BBC Arabic's Feras Kilani and cameraman Marek Polaszewski were with Iraqi special forces as they entered the more heavily populated al-Zahra district, which was once named after Saddam Hussein.

  • 05 Nov 2016
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